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04/01/15Markel Promotes Matt Parker to President of Markel Specialty
RICHMOND, Va., April 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Markel Corporation (NYSE: MKL) announced today that Matt Parker will be succeeding Greg Thompson as President of Markel Specialty effective April 1, 2015. Parker, who most recently served as Managing Executive, Markel FirstComp, joined Markel in 2010 when Markel acquired FirstComp. Parker will continue to be based in Markel's Cranston, Rhode Island, office and will report directly to F. Michael Crowley, President and Co-Chief Operating Officer of Mark... 
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02/24/15Michael Schewel Joins Markel's Board of Directors
RICHMOND, Va., Feb. 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Markel Corporation (NYSE: MKL) announced today the election of Michael J. Schewel to its board of directors. Mr. Schewel is a partner with McGuireWoods LLP, an international law firm with over 900 lawyers in 20 offices. He began his legal career with McGuireWoods in 1979, and his practice focuses principally on corporate law and mergers and acquisitions, as well as the development and financing of energy projects. His association with McGuireWoods ... 
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02/11/15Markel Reports 2014 Financial Results
RICHMOND, Va., Feb. 11, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Markel Corporation (NYSE: MKL) reported book value per common share outstanding of $543.96 at December 31, 2014, up 14% from $477.16 at December 31, 2013. Over the five-year period ended December 31, 2014, compound annual growth in book value per common share outstanding was 14%. Comprehensive income to shareholders was $935.9 million for the year ended December 31, 2014 compared to $459.5 million in 2013. The combined ratio was 95% in 2014 compared t... 
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02/05/15Markel Announces Conference Call Date And Time
RICHMOND, Va., Feb. 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Markel Corporation (NYSE- MKL) announced today it will hold a conference call on Thursday, February 12, 2015 beginning at 10:30 am (Eastern Standard Time) to discuss quarterly and year-end results and business developments.   Any person interested in listening to the call or a replay of the call, which will be available from approximately one hour after the conclusion of the call until 9 am Friday, February 20, 2015, should contact Markel's Investo... 
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